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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Flanders Style Red Ale with Cherries

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3.5
Vighals (4462) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - AUG 14, 2016
Tåkete gylden brun med lavt beige skum. Lukter lett fruktig, bær og noe trevirke. Middels fylde. Noe sur smak. Røde bær, kirsebær, syrlige epler. Middels lang. (Schouskjelleren ølfestival 2016)

3.7
Nocturne (1992) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2016
Tap at BrewDog Shepherd’s Bush. Amber/brown shade. Thin white head. Big cherry aroma, cough drops, tobacco, baking bread. Earthier taste with more cherries and vaguer fruits. Good stuff.

3.6
MarcoDL (5383) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle @ ZZT 2016-1. Aroma of cherry, tart and some oak. Nice flavor of soft cherries, tart, mild oak and ’real’ fruit flavor. Good stuff.

3.7
caesar (7286) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle @ ZZT 2016-1, small sample. Thanks all for sharing! Cloudy reddish color, medium frothy head. Aroma of lots of cherry, marzipan. Bit sweet in taste, cookie, soft sourness. Nice.

3.9
Boutip (6533) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2016
Bottle: Poured a cloudy reddish color ale with a medium off-white foamy head with limited retention and some lacing. Aroma of fresh cherry with vinous and oak notes is pretty interesting. Taste is a mix of cherry and vinous notes with some oak and some light residual sugar notes. Body is quite full with medium carbonation. Very well balanced overall with good level of complexity while retaining some good drinkability. There is more cherry in this then a regular Flander style beer which make it even more enjoyable.

4.7
77ships (11051) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUL 31, 2016
Thank you Joes! 750 ml. bottle sampled @ ZZT 2016-1. Red amber, little head. Nose is sweet cherry – massive with low complimentary sourness. Taste is massive rich, juicy sweet cherry with low complimentary sourness,…. This tastes like they used delicious sweet cherries & not sour ones as promised by the label (kriek = sour cherry), doesn’t matter, this is delicious, fruit is massive, juicy, sourness is amazingly restrained & complimentary especially for an USA brewer, faint oak. Rich bodied. Very nice fruit sour. Great stuff.

3.7
Martinus (4701) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2016
Reddish brown colour, white head. Aroma of cherries, lactic acid, acetic acid, red fruits. Sweet sour flavour, red fruits. Finish red fruits, oak.
(from 75cL bottle @ ZZT 2016-1. Thanks for sharing, joes!)

3.6
DutchDrebus (6197) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2016
Bottle @ ZZT 2016-1. Red colour with a small pink head. Smells fruity, cherry, sweetish. Tastes cherry, cherrypeel, sweet and sour. Medium body, soft carbo.

3.7
DroolYeast (1684) - Odder, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2016
Tap @ Mig og Ølsnedkeren, Aarhus. Aroma of light cherry, tart and light malty. Reddish brown colour with mostly diminishing head. Moderate+ sour and light bitter. Light body, dry/watery feel, tart finish.

3.5
Desverger (12941) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2016
[email protected], Copenhagen (26/06/2016) - dark amber red pour with offwhite head. Aroma and taste is cherry prominence, some berry fruits, vinegar, wooden notes, tart fruity finish.


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